Terms of Use

Your use of the Royston Cave website and social media platforms are governed by the Terms and Conditions set out below which should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.


For general enquiries, please email info@roystoncave.co.uk




This website is provided by Royston Cave on an 'as is' basis. 


Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on this website and on our social media accounts, Royston Cave takes no responsibility for the incompleteness or inaccuracy of any of its content.


Royston Cave reserves the right to withdraw its website at any time and without prior warning.


Use of Website


Your use of this website is subject to the following terms which, by your use of this website, you agree to accept:


1) not to use the website or its content for any unlawful purpose

2) not to use the website or its content for any reason which is defamatory, offensive, menacing or which might bring Royston Cave, its employees, volunteers or officers  into disrepute

3) not to use any malicious software or other means designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of this website, or which might interfere with the normal operation of this website or its servers

4) not to use the website for any violation or infringement of any person including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality


Third Party Sites


This website contains links to external sites operated by third parties. Royston Cave is not responsible for any content, material or malware which the User may encounter whilst visiting these sites.




All text, images, audio, video, graphics, software and other content on this website and our social media accounts are the copyright of Royston Cave and/or its content providers.


The copy, reproduction or incorporation of part or all of the contents on this website in any form is prohibited, and may not be shared with third parties. Any other use of the contents of this website without prior written consent from Royston Cave is prohibited.


User-Submitted Content


By sending text, images, audio, video or other content to us, our email or our social media accounts, you grant Royston Cave a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish and use that content any where, in any way, at any time. This may include without limitations on our website and social media accounts, or in publications and media. Any content you submit may be kept, edited, cropped or otherwise modified by Royston Cave, at Royston Cave’s discretion.


You, or the copyright owner, remain the copyright owner of any content you submit and are free to republish it wherever you, or the owner, so wish, subject to other restraints. You agree however to abide by Royston Cave’s rules in relation to photography on-site, namely that photographs taken at Royston Cave may not be exploited in any commercial context without the prior written consent of Royston Cave.




Royston Cave, its employees, volunteers and officers will not be liable for any loss or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of this site or our social media accounts. This includes without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property or claims by third parties howsoever arising in connection with the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to on this website or our social media accounts. 


The User will indemnify and defend Royston Cave against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of this contract or any use of the information on the website by the User.




Royston Cave reserves the right to change or amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.


Privacy Policy

When you contact us 


The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number, organisation) will be processed and stored so that it is possible to contact you and respond to your correspondence, provide information and/or access our facilities and services. Your personal information will be not shared or provided to any third party. 


The Councils Right to Process Information 


GDPR (Data Protection Act) Article 6 (1) (a) (b) and (e)


Processing is with consent of the data subject or; 


Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or; 


Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller 


Information Security 


Royston Cave cares to ensure the security of personal data. We make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical measures and appropriate policies.


We will only keep your data for the purpose it was collected for and only for as long as is necessary. After which it will be deleted or shredded. 




We will not process any data relating to a child (under 13) without the express parental/ guardian consent of the child concerned. 

Access to Information 


You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us by email or post. You will be required to provide proof of identity. 


Information Correction 


If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect please contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate. 


Information Deletion 


If you wish Royston Cave to delete the information about you please contact us. 


Right to Object


If you believe that your data is not being processed for the purpose it has been collected for, you may object, please contact us. 


Rights Related to Automated Decision Making and Profiling 


Royston Cave does not use automated decision making or profiling of individual personal data. 


To Sum Up 


In accordance with the law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for correspondence, information and service provision. We do not use profiling, we do not sell or pass your data to third parties. We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified. We make sure your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed to be no longer necessary. We constantly review our Privacy Policies to keep them up to date in protecting your data. 


Data Protection Officer 


Royston Town Council’s Data Protection Officer is Jayne Cole, Chief Executive Officer, Local Council Public Advisory Service, The Vision Centre, 5 Eastern Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AB. Tel: 01284 766885 Mob: 07443009607 




If you have a complaint regarding the way your personal data has been processed you may make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office: casework@ico.org.uk Tel: 0303 123 1113 


Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies. In this document we explain what cookies are, how we use them and how you can manage them.


What are cookies and what do we use them for?

Cookies are small files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies mean that the website can remember how you’ve used the site and are widely used to make websites work more efficiently. Cookies don’t hold personal information and cannot be used to identify you personally.


We use cookies to make our website work as you’d expect and to tailor what you see on screen. They make the service we provide more useful and reliable, help us improve the speed and security of our site, and allow you to share pages with social networks. 


We may provide links on our website to services provided by third parties. Each third party website operates its own policies. You are advised to read the Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy on the respective website.


The types of cookies we use


Essential – Some cookies are essential to you being able to move around the website and use its features. They don’t gather any information about you. This type of cookie only lasts for the duration of the time you visit the website. When you leave the website they are deleted.


Functional – These improve your experience by remembering your search settings. These cookies stay on your computer until you choose to clear them.


Analytic – These are used to analyse how our website is used, how it works and how we might improve it. The information collected is anonymous.